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say her re-election as house speaker is virtually guaranteed. >>> well, it's a dirty job and daly city public works has to do it. cleaning up the mountain of mud that plowed into a residential neighborhood and swallowed up a park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is near hillside park in daly city where crews are already hard at work. >> reporter: at this point it's a race against time amend weather. there is still a lot of mud to get rid of but city officials say with the impending rain the first priority is to make sure the mu doesn't spread back to the streets. workers were at it again hauling away more of yesterday's landslide aftermath but the priority isn't clearing up the park but making way for mother nature. >> what we're doing is trying to create a buffer zone around where you can put the hay bales to hold it in place so the mud will stay through the weekend number we get a better -- right now we're fighting the weather. we want to get the weather taken care of first. >> reporter: we saw the worst of it yesterday. from our cbs 5 chopper you can see the damage 45,000 gallons of wa
of my car. >> sucked in. daly city residents wake up to find a river of mud where the road once ran. good afternoon everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. sudden flow of water and mud was a rude awakening for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hil
this conducting this kind of telethon throughout many cities across the united states. >> we're thrilled and so grateful to the bay area for the responding with such generosity. it's fantastic. >> reporter: i want to throw out there my own personal contribution. at this particular time i want to invite any of you that are watching out there, if you can donate $500 or more, i will offer you personally a tour of our cbs 5 studios for four people, not only do you get a tour but i'll take you to kcbs radio, alice radio, live 105. you get to watch a newscast. at this time we are currently up to -- really? $50,000 since 6:00 this morning! frank and michelle, we have gathered 50,000 pledges so far. these donations going directly to the american red cross, who in turn will assist people on the east coast. i thank you. but we still need your help. we are here until 7:00 tonight. >> i think you're going to be very busy, roberta. a lot of people chimed in this morning on the tour. >> i have a whole new group of friends. [ laughter ] >> ed goo. and 50,000 is great. thank you. >>> that phone number will sta
, new york city mayor michael bloomberg asked mr. obama not to come because the presidential visit would use up too many resources. well, now frustrated residents say they hope his visit will speed up the recovery process. more than two weeks later thousands are still without power and heat. 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help. >>> unemployment requests are at their highest level in 18 months. possibly due to superstorm sandy 439,000 people seeking help. people can claim unemployment if their workplace is closed and they don't get paid. >>> well, michelle, here's good news. drivers can expect a dip in prices at bay area gas stations in the next couple of weeks. aaa says the seasonal switch from the summer to winter blends helps drive down gas prices. drivers are paying an average $3.98 a gallon around the bay area. gasbuddy.com shows san mateo with the lowest price in the bay at $3.65 a gallon. we have you covered for the cheapest gas prices near you. go to cbssf.com/gas. just enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> everything back to normal a
city are still in the dark. >>> and thanks to you folks here in the bay area, we are sitting at nearly $135,000 to the region for red cross relief. our telethon yesterday was a huge success and you can donate if you'd like to at our web site cbssf.com. >>> we need your help planning a holiday meal on a budget, how you can give it a shot coming up. >>> the results were shock but a positive pregnancy test for a teenage boy could have a major effect on men's health all over the world. >>> i'm lawrence karnow, and we started out with showers in the early morning and things are breaking up a bit but we may have more showers on the way, we'll talk about that coming up. >>> and why would anybody want to end up in the chilly waters of macove cove, why you won't want to miss this. ,,,,,,,, [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [
. >> reporter: the group partnered with federal, state agents and the city of san francisco to gather the $30 million to renovate the building into veterans commons. >> weaver been at this since 1974, and it's very gratifying to have these resources. >> reporter: the units are equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, all ada approved. winston says veterans commons will an one-stop shop to veterans. they'll have ak toes to health care and wellness classes like cooking and yoga. >> i didn't expect it to look as nice as it does. living in san francisco, just having a place to live, that's a very important thing. once you have that, the stress level goes way down. >> reporter: winston says this falls in line with the goal of ending veteran homelessness. he believes that the right support, the time line can happen. >> it's a very ambitious goal but we're signed on, you know, we drank the kool-aid, the va is doing a great job and congress and the public has supported the resources necessary. >> reporter: the grand opening is expected later this month or in early december. but veterans will get a ch
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